I sat on a bench next to our lake as I prayed this morning and admired the beautiful day, the kind that helps me endure our brutal summers. Water lilies flapped lightly against the water in the cool breeze; ospreys glided overhead. And then I found myself fixing on one ominous pinkish-gray cloud that alternately coalesced and fragmented against the otherwise serene (more…)
If I could, I would eliminate last week from my memory. It was a week of loss, hurt and frustration. But if I could wipe it from my mind, I would also erase the important lesson I learned in the midst of it.
My mind is my greatest battlefield. For 25 years, I was told I was worthless, had no common sense, (more…)